Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi Desert Tour – 2 days



Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi Desert Tour Overview:

Go on this Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi desert tour for a 2 day getaway. Drive across the Anti-Atlas Mountains and through Agdz. Visit Kasbah Tamnougalte and take a walk in the green fields.

Travel through Dra’a Valley’s unlimited palm tree groves, along fortified Kasbahs, and via green oases.

Ride camels to the summit of Erg Lihoudi dunes, where the sunset is an awesome sight. Taste dinner under a sky full of stars.  Share an evening of traditional music with the nomads and the other guest around a campfire.  Stay in a private nomad tent in a desert camp among dunes.

Stop by Zagora, the largest town before the Sahara Desert. Visit the green pottery co-operatives and learn to make your favourite coffee mug in Tamegroute village.


Below is Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi Desert Highlights:

  • Travel across the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the through Agdz, famous for its palm dates
  • Visit the ancient Kasbah Tamnougalte with a local guide to learn about its history
  • Drive through Dra’a Valley’s unlimited palm trees, along fortified Kasbahs and oases
  • Visit the green pottery co-operatives and learn to make a pottery item in Tamegroute Village
  • Experience camel trekking around the dunes and witness the spectacle of the sunset
  • Taste dinner under a sky full of stars and share an evening of music with the nomad around a campfire
  • Sleep in a private nomad tent ion a desert camp among the sand dunes
  • Travel off-road along the ancient Road of the Caravans and explore the green fields of Dra’a Valley

What is Included in This Desert Tour from Ouarzazate:

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable 4×4 car or luxury minivan
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your accommodation in Ouarzazate
  • Experienced English/French/Spanish Berber driver/ guide
  • Overnight in an authentic desert camp in Erg Lihoudi Dunes
  • Option to upgrade to luxury desert camp with ensuite bathroom
  • All meals, 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner with vegetarian and vegan options
  • Camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half and free sand-boarding
  • Berber music and drumming around the fire under the stars in the desert
  • Soft drinks and mineral water during your stay in the desert
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop for breaks whenever you wish
  • Option to go to and to come back from the desert camp in the 4×4 car
  • Entrance fees and local guides in the relevant places

What is not Included:

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Extras

Good To Know About Ouarzazate Desert Tours:

  • This Ouarzazate desert tour to M’hamid can be customised to fit your areas of interest
  • This day trip is free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shopping
  • You can choose to go to the camp on camelback or by 4×4 car
  • To visit Merzouga, please visit Ouarzazate to Merzouga Tour 2 days

Itinerary of Erg Lihoud Desert Tour:

1st Day: Ouarzazate – Erg Lihoudi Dunes

Start your Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi desert tour, passing by Agdez, at the head of the Dra’a Valley. Here, you will stop for a coffee or tea break. Next, you drive off-track through the Dra’a Valley’s unlimited palm groves as far as Zagora. This is the last town before the desert, which will be the venue for lunch.

In the afternoon, you continue to M’hamid El Ghizlane. This is the end of the asphalted road and the beginning of the desert. Here, an hour camel ride leads to the desert camp in the dunes of Erg Lihoudi.

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by mint tea and Moroccan biscuits. Afterwards, you can climb to the top of the dunes to witness an unforgettable sunset. At night, taste dinner under the stary Saharan sky. Then, enjoy a small party of nomad music and singing around a fire camp. Overnight sleep in your private nomad tent at the foot of the dunes.

2nd Day: Erg Lihoudi Dunes – Ouarzazate:

Get up early in the morning, you can climb to the summit of the dunes. You will be rewarded with an amazing spectacle of the sunrise and splendid views of the sand dunes. After breakfast, you will return to M’hamid on camelback. Your desert trip continues driving north as far as the village of Tamegroute. Here, visit the green pottery workshops and learn to recreate your favourite pottery item.

Next, you drive north along the ancient Road of the Caravans to Kasbah Tamnougalte. After lunch, you will visit the Kasbah with a local guide. The kasbah is completely built out of adobe and is still partly inhabited.

Your desert adventure continues to Agdz, where you will stop for a tea or a coffee break. You will cross the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tinfifite pass to arrive back at Ouarzazate by the end of the day. The end of your Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi Desert tour adventure!


Map of Ouarzazate to Erg Lihoudi Desert Tour 2 days


Prices Table

Number of Persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price Per Person195 €175 €160 €150 €145 €
Total Price390 €525 €640 €750 €870 €
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